Nurses in NE Essex and Suffolk

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LocumDeck lets you work your way – while helping practices find the right skills.

The NASGP has partnered with Suffolk and North East Essex Training Hub to run a pilot in Suffolk and Essex of LocumDeck for Nurses. Created by NASGP in collaboration with practice managers, nurses, federations and professional bodies, LocumDeck for Nurses makes it easy for nurses and GP practices to work flexibly together.

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Make the perfect match with practices

Choose when, where and what work you can offer. We put you, the professionals, in control.

Flexible freelance work made easy

Nurses and practices can work together in a way that works best for both of them.

Get yourself seen

Profile your skills, qualifications, experience, compliance data and availability in one place.

Book work instantly

Show practices your skills profile and available clinics so they can book you right away. Plus, get live alerts about work opportunities.

Get paid easily

On LocumDeck, it’s hassle-free to claim your pay. With automatic invoicing and bookkeeping, you’ll always be on track.

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We now have over 2,800 GP practices across the UK already using LocumDeck. It’s simple to use, reliable and saves time and money.

Practice managers using LocumDeck benefit from:

  • A pool of professional nurses in one place.
  • Posting and booking available nurses instantly.
  • Automated administrative tasks.
  • Fully-funded support.

Sign your practice up to LocumDeck now

“I absolutely love the facility for receiving invoices and signing pension forms electronically. You are notified the moment a GP locum adds availability, which is just fantastic. I have no hesitation in recommending LocumDeck – it has already eased my workload.” Sue, Portsmouth

Do I have to live in Suffolk or North East Essex to participate?

No, you can live anywhere. You just need to be interested in working in Suffolk or North East Essex.

How do I start working as a self-employed nurse? 

To commence work on a self-employed basis you would need to register with HMRC. Read more.

You can start working as a self-employed nurse by signing up to LocumDeck for nurses and booking shifts directly with participating practices in Suffolk and North East Essex.

Where can I find my statutory and mandatory training certificates?

If you completed training on Bluestream Academy, individual certificates from past completions can be purchased directly from us for £1 + VAT per certificate should the individual not wish to proceed with a new account.

Locum nurses can register for an individual Blue Stream Academy account for just £49 + VAT per year (we need a valid NMC number to proceed with this). Once the new account has been set-up, we can transfer across any training records from the nurses previous practice account.

Visit e-Learning for Health which is completely free and both quick and easy to use.

For support with evidence of training, please contact becky.nelson@nasgp.org.uk.

How will this impact my pension?

For more information on how self-employed work affects your pension, please see the Royal College of Nurses (RCN)’s pensions guide.

How do we join? 

To join LocumDeck for Nurses, register on NASGP.org.uk and follow the instructions.

Where can I find out about paying tax as a self-employed nurse? 

Register for Self-Assessment Tax at HMRC. You may wish to read the RCN’s guide to starting out as a self-employed nurse.

What protection do I need as a self-employed nurse? 

Get in touch with the RCN to find out about your individual circumstances.

If you have any further questions please contact us

BENEFITS FOR NURSES

Make the perfect match with practices

Choose when, where and what work you can offer. We put you, the professionals, in control.

Flexible freelance work made easy

Nurses and practices can work together in a way that works best for both of them.

Get yourself seen

Profile your skills, qualifications, experience, compliance data and availability in one place.

Book work instantly

Show practices your skills profile and available clinics so they can book you right away. Plus, get live alerts about work opportunities.

Get paid easily

On LocumDeck, it’s hassle-free to claim your pay. With automatic invoicing and bookkeeping, you’ll always be on track.

REGISTER TODAY

BENEFITS FOR PRACTICES

We now have over 2,800 GP practices across the UK already using LocumDeck. It’s simple to use, reliable and saves time and money.

Practice managers using LocumDeck benefit from:

  • A pool of professional nurses in one place.
  • Posting and booking available nurses instantly.
  • Automated administrative tasks.
  • Fully-funded support.

Sign your practice up to LocumDeck now

“I absolutely love the facility for receiving invoices and signing pension forms electronically. You are notified the moment a GP locum adds availability, which is just fantastic. I have no hesitation in recommending LocumDeck – it has already eased my workload.” Sue, Portsmouth

FAQs

Do I have to live in Suffolk or North East Essex to participate?

No, you can live anywhere. You just need to be interested in working in Suffolk or North East Essex.

How do I start working as a self-employed nurse? 

To commence work on a self-employed basis you would need to register with HMRC. Read more.

You can start working as a self-employed nurse by signing up to LocumDeck for nurses and booking shifts directly with participating practices in Suffolk and North East Essex.

Where can I find my statutory and mandatory training certificates?

If you completed training on Bluestream Academy, individual certificates from past completions can be purchased directly from us for £1 + VAT per certificate should the individual not wish to proceed with a new account.

Locum nurses can register for an individual Blue Stream Academy account for just £49 + VAT per year (we need a valid NMC number to proceed with this). Once the new account has been set-up, we can transfer across any training records from the nurses previous practice account.

Visit e-Learning for Health which is completely free and both quick and easy to use.

For support with evidence of training, please contact becky.nelson@nasgp.org.uk.

How will this impact my pension?

For more information on how self-employed work affects your pension, please see the Royal College of Nurses (RCN)’s pensions guide.

How do we join? 

To join LocumDeck for Nurses, register on NASGP.org.uk and follow the instructions.

Where can I find out about paying tax as a self-employed nurse? 

Register for Self-Assessment Tax at HMRC. You may wish to read the RCN’s guide to starting out as a self-employed nurse.

What protection do I need as a self-employed nurse? 

Get in touch with the RCN to find out about your individual circumstances.

If you have any further questions please contact us

Our Partners

NHS Suffolk and North East Essex ICB

We plan and buy healthcare services for over 1 million people, working closely with partners to improve the health and wellbeing of our communities.

Suffolk and North East Essex Training Hub

Suffolk and North East Essex Training Hub’s key aim is to establish a local education and training infrastructure to help support the primary care workforce of today and tomorrow to ensure they have the necessary skills, values and behaviours to deliver high quality care.